Getting a job in Westminster and excelling

About This Course

With around 300 applicants for every position in Westminster: competition is fierce. Don’t lose out on your dream job working in politics. Your university studies are a good foundation, but aren’t enough to equip you for Day 1 in Westminster.

This introductory course is perfect for those wanting to work for an MP or for those who have just secured their first job and want to impress early. Our experienced Westminster Insiders will give you everything you’ll need to succeed.

Our fun and interactive day will help you develop real-world skills and knowledge of:

  • How to get a job with an MP
  • What an MP wants from a staff member
  • How Parliament works in practice
  • Parliamentary research
  • Writing for Parliament, the media and the constituency

This course is led by experienced political operators who have held roles as Parliamentary researchers, media advisors and Chiefs of Staff to a Secretary of State and Opposition Shadow Minister.

Students who attend this course will also be entitled to sign-up to The Westminster Professionals Career Support Service where we’ll personally work with you to improve your cover letter and CV, plan your job-hunting strategy and workshop your interview skills so you’ve got the best chance at landing that dream job.

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Level: Introductory
1 day course - 9AM to 5PM
Dates: 14 June

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